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  • Keystone viaduct on the Great Allegheny Passage
  • Mount Vernon home of George Washington
  • Dyke Marsh on the Mount Vernon Trail
  • View of the Potomac from Mount Vernon
  • Volunteers muscle a stepping stone into place on the PHT
  • Volunteers install a gravel tread on the PHT
  • Volunteers getting ready for action!
  • The C&O Canal a few miles below Great Falls VA
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  • The Paw Paw tunnel on the C&O Canal
  • A nice view of some wind mills on the GAP
  • A very picturesque spot on the GAP

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A crew from the Graham County Land Company of Robbinsville, NC (photo), has begun repairs to a section of the CCT and Potomac Heritage Trail in Great Falls Park.  The worst section (see photo) was washed out over several storms and has been virtually impassable since 2011.  Repairs will also restore about 900 feet of damaged trail.   Congrats to Don Briggs of NPS and Brent O'Neill of Great Falls Park for securing funding to fill in this missing link. The trail repairs should be finished in early December.   ...
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Five young Elders from the Latter Day Saints pitched in, to make Oct. 18 a very successful day along Cub Run! They were Austin Tesch, Carson Gemar, Chester Alba, Li-Kuan Ni, and Justin Rousor. PHTA volunteers were Glenn Gillis, my wife Karen Jones, and me. We accomplished extensive side-hilling with pick-axes (to make the treadway level, lopping, sawing, blazing (blue), and installation of a 12-foot bridge.  Come check it out--it links the Bull Run Regional Park Event Center road (where it crosses Cub Run) to Compton Road's bridge over Cub Run. Length 1 mile....
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Opening ceremony for the Mason Neck Gateway Kiosk Ribbon Cutting & Dedication will be on Saturday, November 1, 2014   10:00 a.m. to Noon 10100 Gunston Road,  Lorton, Virginia 22079 (Parking available at Gunston Elementary School) Light Refreshments, Activities & Speakers RSVP Gina Robison: 703/339-3461...
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